ERIC Number: ED259941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Attitude Research in Science Education. Information Bulletin. No. 1.
Blosser, Patricia E.
This information bulletin provides an overview of some of the documents that were identified as a result of limited searches of the literature related to science education attitude research and highlights some of the problems and concerns involved in this research. Major areas considered include: (1) problems of defining scientific attitudes; (2) attitudes toward science; (3) attitude measurement techniques; (4) methodological issues; (5) Hugh Munby's investigation of attitude measurements ("An Investigation into the Measurement of Attitudes in Science Education"); (6) recommendations for improving attitude research; and (7) implications. A list of references cited (with ED numbers for documents in "Resources in Education") and related references is included. (JN)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitude Measures, Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Science Education, Scientific Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.